Home Forums Articles How To's FAQ Register
Go Back   Xoutpost.com > Electronics > Navigation System
Bimmer Tool Rental
User Name
Password
Member List Premier Membership Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Xoutpost server transfer and maintenance is occurring....
Xoutpost is currently undergoing a planned server migration.... stay tuned for new developments.... sincerely, the management


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 01-12-2011, 01:22 AM
Terry Kennedy's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: New York
Posts: 85
Terry Kennedy is on a distinguished road
Official BMW 2011 maps - worthwhile?

I just received the official notification of 2011 map availability - BMW Navigation Map Updates Store

It still seems to be on a pair of single-layer discs for some reason.

I didn't purchase the 2010 map due to numerous posts here saying it had lots of problems compared with the 2009 version.

So, I'm wondering if anyone here bought the 2011 maps and can comment on their quality compared to 2009 and 2010?
Reply With Quote

Sponsored Links

  #2  
Old 01-12-2011, 08:39 AM
Brian-bmw's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Peachtee Corners, GA
Posts: 1,192
Brian-bmw is on a distinguished road
I sent Tele Atlas numerous error corrections to their map data. To date, I have not received any response from Tele Atlas (that either my observations are invalid or that the problems have been corrected). Tele Atlas appears to be a non-responsive, small, low budget outfit compared to Navteq and Google. Personally, I would stay away from these disks.
__________________
SOLD
2000 E38 750iL Highline Edition, Upgraded with the lastest 2006 X5 Electronics
MKIV Navigation, 16:9 Display, Bluetooth, TV/Video with Backup Camera, Sirius, and Aux Input
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 01-15-2011, 04:52 AM
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Santa Clara, CA
Posts: 35
cegeste is on a distinguished road
TeleAtlas was acquired by TomTom in 2008 for $4.3 billion, and Navteq by Nokia for $8.1 in 2008. Not small operations for either company.

I would hope BMW switched suppliers not only for cost of licensing, but for quality as well. I've found both systems to have their own idiosyncratic inaccuracies for the same geographical locations.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 01-24-2011, 09:58 AM
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Framingham, MA
Posts: 43
stimulate is on a distinguished road
2011 Professional NAV DVD have Search by Name

I recently upgraded from 2009 to 2011 and now when you use the Information menu you can search by name.

You still have to drill down into the category ( i.e. Dining/Restaurants/Fast Food) but once there you can enter a few letters of the name and then search.

This is a feature that has been needed forever.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 02-20-2011, 03:07 PM
pete_c's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Midwest, USA
Posts: 170
pete_c is on a distinguished road
Just recieved the 2011 pair of DVD disks for North America.

Part number: 65 90 2 199 843 Region 1 and Region 2

I have a MkIV in a 2006 X3. Updated software a couple of years ago with updated High Version 2009.1 single DVD of North America.

Its been fine for the last year or so but would like some upgraded maps. The 2009.1 Navteq appeared more to be maps from 2008.

I put one of the new DVD's in and I am getting an error that it is the "wrong" DVD.

Do I have to upgrade the OS such that the GPS recognizes the new TeleAtlas DVD?

Any suggestions?
__________________
E83 - Aero PKG Mods installed: Homelink mirror. CIS-IBUS video module, AUX, Rr Dr Release, stock wheels with 19 " wheels, CarPC (Atom) & mud flaps - NAV - MKIV - NA Map DVD - 2011 - Any suggestions for remote starter?
E46 - 18.5 wheels/tires (summer), 17 stock (winter), Homelink, NAV software upgrade, BMW video module, Radio to V53, AUX, USB IBUS interface,BMW alarm install, CarPC(Epia), remote starter, tank battery & angel eyes. NAV - MKIII - NA Map CD - High Version 2008.1

Last edited by pete_c; 02-20-2011 at 03:15 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 02-20-2011, 03:31 PM
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Santa Clara, CA
Posts: 35
cegeste is on a distinguished road
The part number you have listed is for iDrive cars with CCC, aka Professional version of the discs.

You need the High version of the discs for iBus vehicles.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 02-20-2011, 04:34 PM
pete_c's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Midwest, USA
Posts: 170
pete_c is on a distinguished road
Thanks cegeste!
Christmas present I just got around to...will see about returning them...
__________________
E83 - Aero PKG Mods installed: Homelink mirror. CIS-IBUS video module, AUX, Rr Dr Release, stock wheels with 19 " wheels, CarPC (Atom) & mud flaps - NAV - MKIV - NA Map DVD - 2011 - Any suggestions for remote starter?
E46 - 18.5 wheels/tires (summer), 17 stock (winter), Homelink, NAV software upgrade, BMW video module, Radio to V53, AUX, USB IBUS interface,BMW alarm install, CarPC(Epia), remote starter, tank battery & angel eyes. NAV - MKIII - NA Map CD - High Version 2008.1
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 03-24-2011, 04:12 PM
Ekshah's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Murphy, Texas
Posts: 39
Ekshah is on a distinguished road
Terry,
The 2011 map DVDs are posted here in the forum somewhere. I downloaded them for free. Just search for it. They're awesome!! They have the radar traps and camera traps listed and displayed, and the dynamic traffic routing is awesome too with the new maps it all comes together very nicely.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Terry Kennedy View Post
I just received the official notification of 2011 map availability - BMW Navigation Map Updates Store

It still seems to be on a pair of single-layer discs for some reason.

I didn't purchase the 2010 map due to numerous posts here saying it had lots of problems compared with the 2009 version.

So, I'm wondering if anyone here bought the 2011 maps and can comment on their quality compared to 2009 and 2010?
__________________
2009 X5 4.8 space grey - sports with 20s.

2008 X5 4.8i
2008 Nissan Pathfinder LE
2002 Lexus LS430

Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 03-24-2011, 04:18 PM
Ekshah's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Murphy, Texas
Posts: 39
Ekshah is on a distinguished road
I think we should have the same DVD/Nav system coz' I have the in-dash DVD nav in my 2008 X5 (E70). And i confirmed your partnumber is the one I am using.
It was pretty much plug n play for me. Instructions are out in the forum as well on how to set it up.

Quote:
Originally Posted by pete_c View Post
Just recieved the 2011 pair of DVD disks for North America.

Part number: 65 90 2 199 843 Region 1 and Region 2

I have a MkIV in a 2006 X3. Updated software a couple of years ago with updated High Version 2009.1 single DVD of North America.

Its been fine for the last year or so but would like some upgraded maps. The 2009.1 Navteq appeared more to be maps from 2008.

I put one of the new DVD's in and I am getting an error that it is the "wrong" DVD.

Do I have to upgrade the OS such that the GPS recognizes the new TeleAtlas DVD?

Any suggestions?
__________________
2009 X5 4.8 space grey - sports with 20s.

2008 X5 4.8i
2008 Nissan Pathfinder LE
2002 Lexus LS430

Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 03-25-2011, 09:23 AM
pete_c's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Midwest, USA
Posts: 170
pete_c is on a distinguished road
My X3 has the legacy MKIV navigation system. Last set of NAV disks I bought were NavTeq dated 2009/10 (don't recall) but they were identical to the 2008 disks that I bought with no updates to the maps. I wrote to NavTeq about the issue; they opened a ticket and closed it about a month later. So I found it a waste of money and actually would say it wasn't right that Navteq updated their disk dates and not the actual maps selling the same map disks for two years without updating them.

I gave my Nav disks to my neighbor a month or so ago; but it was a nice thought and Christmas present from my wife. I have 4 neighbors here with Bimmers. I'm the only one with an X3 (rest have 3, 5, 7 series).
__________________
E83 - Aero PKG Mods installed: Homelink mirror. CIS-IBUS video module, AUX, Rr Dr Release, stock wheels with 19 " wheels, CarPC (Atom) & mud flaps - NAV - MKIV - NA Map DVD - 2011 - Any suggestions for remote starter?
E46 - 18.5 wheels/tires (summer), 17 stock (winter), Homelink, NAV software upgrade, BMW video module, Radio to V53, AUX, USB IBUS interface,BMW alarm install, CarPC(Epia), remote starter, tank battery & angel eyes. NAV - MKIII - NA Map CD - High Version 2008.1
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On





All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:40 PM.
vBulletin, Copyright 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. SEO by vBSEO 3.6.0
2017 Xoutpost.com. All rights reserved. Xoutpost.com is a private enthusiast site not associated with BMW AG.
The BMW name, marks, M stripe logo, and Roundel logo as well as X3, X5 and X6 designations used in the pages of this Web Site are the property of BMW AG.
This web site is not sponsored or affiliated in any way with BMW AG or any of its subsidiaries.